One of the fun things at huge commercial manga/anime events like AnimeJapan is various kind of freebies you can get at company booths. Most of the companies tried to hand out colorful flyers of their new titles to as many visitors as possible. Check the latest TV anime flyer collection after the jump.
In addition to our own photo reports, English-language newspaper The Japan Times has also posted a three-minute video report of the AnimeJapan 2015 event held at the Tokyo Big Sight convention center between March 20 and 22. Check the exhibits and crowd after the jump.
According to the organizer's official announcement on Monday, Anime Japan 2015 attracted 121,540 visitors in three days between March 20 and 22, which was 11,000 up from last year. And the 2016 event is already scheduled at the same venue for March 25 to 27. Check the photo report of East Hall 6 after the jump.
Toei Animation and Sunrise, two of the internationally well-known anime production companies set up their huge booths at the East Hall 5 of the Tokyo Big Sight for AnimeJapan 2015. When their popular characters and cosplayers appeared, visitors rushed for photo opportunities with them. Check the photo report from East Hall 5 after the jump.
One of the most crowded exhibitor booth at AnimeJapan 2015 was the one for the Kadokawa group, which featured its ongoing popular anime series such as Kancolle, as well as many upcoming titles for the spring season. Check the photo report from East Hall 3 after the jump.
Same as last year, AnimeJapan 2015 used all six halls of the Tokyo Big Sight convention center's east block. Check the photo report of East Hall 2 after the jump.
It is confirmed today that popular anime voice actress/singer Maaya Sakamoto will hold a one night only concert titled "20th Anniversary Special Live Open Air Museum 2015" at Itsukushima Shrine in Hiroshima Prefecture, which is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site and one of Japan's National Treasures. Hit the jump for more details.
A special event for the Maria-sama ga Miteru/Maria Watches Over Us franchise, titled "Lillian Girls' Academy Graduation Event," is scheduled to be held at Yomiuri Hall in Tokyo on March 29. The nine voice actresses of the well-received anime series will also join the event. Hit the jump for more details.
Japanese record company King Records today announced that "King Super Live 2015," its first big anime song festival will be held at Saitama Super Arena (capacity: 37,000) on June 20 and 21. The advance tickets will go on sale tomorrow, February 3. Check the CM and the list of the 22 artists after the jump!
In commemoration of the release of the first volume of his latest work Paradise Residence, acclaimed manga artist Kosuke Fujishima's largest original art exhibitions are planned to be held in Tokyo, Osaka, and Nagoya next spring. Check more information after the jump.
Gundam Cafe Online, a division of official Bandai online shop Premium Bandai, will be releasing a cake shaped like the head of the MS-06 Zaku II mobile suit. YATTAR NEWS brings us pics and info after the jump!
Akihabara idol cafe and bar ‘Amp’ are hosting a collaboration tie-up with new anime series and mixed media project Hi*s Coool! Seha Girls, complete with limited edition goods along with food and drink. Read on for more details!
Japanese illustration site pixiv recently passed the whopping 10-million user mark. Naturally, they’ve hired an 10-girl-strong idol group to help celebrate this historic event. Watch the music video for “pixiv Ondo” after the jump!
Our neat buddies at YATTAR JAPAN bring us a massive look at otaku treats from the recent 54th All Japan Model & Hobby Show. Check out new items on the horizon from Bandai, Tamiya, and Tokyo Marui after the jump!